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[K12OSN] Re: floppy access from workstations



> 
> On Mon, 3 Jun 2002 trelf13 yahoo com wrote:
> 
> >I was trying to get access to a floppy from a
> workstation,
> >so after finding a post about floppy support, I
> installed
> >mtools to use with the already installed ltsp_floppyd. 
> I
> >found I was able to read from a floppy, but if I tried
> to
> >copy a file from it, I got an error and couldn't use the
> >floppy any more.
> >
> >Here's what happened:
> >[root LTSPserver root]# mdir x:
>                          ^^^^^^^
> 
> try "mdir a:"
> 
> -Eric

I had changed /etc/skel/.mtoolsrc from a: to x: because it
complained that a: was the server's floppy, not the
workstations.

Donald

> 
> > Volume in drive X has no label
> >Directory for X:/
> >
> >PER_~1   PPT    747008 05-28-2002   1:25  PERÚ.ppt
> >        1 file              747 008 bytes
> >                            710 656 bytes free
> >
> >[root LTSPserver root]# mcopy x:* .
> >floppyd_io: Input/output error
> >file read: Illegal seek
> >Broken pipe
> >[root LTSPserver root]# mdir x:
> >Permission denied, authentication failed!
> >Auth failed: Device locked!
> >Drive 'X:' not supported
> >Cannot initialize 'X:'
> >[root LTSPserver root]#
> >
> >So if anyone knows what's wrong and/or how to fix it, I
> >would appreciate the help.
> >
> >Thanks
> >Donald



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